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Nov 6, 2012 6:30pm EST
at election headquarters. and we also thank you all day long. you have sent us pictures proving how much you care about this vote and we saw you lining up before dawn in virginia, braving lines, rain in florida, children in tow and even guys with surfboards and bare feet as in chicago a woman who went to the polls while in labor then went on to the hospital. >>> talk about the candidates in these last moments, the two men who have been racing to the finish line spent the day proving determination and stamina and abc's white house correspondent jake tapper starts us off in chicago where the president is with his family waiting for results. jake. >> reporter: good evening on this exciting night, diane. president obama and his campaign are gurding hem thfls for a long night and the president said this might spill into the morning but he fully expects by tomorrow he will be re-elected. it is out of his hands and in yours. >> my name is barack obama, you know, the president. >> reporter: at a chicago campaign field office president obama called volunteers in wisconsin to thank them for t
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Nov 15, 2012 6:30pm EST
heard some very loud explosions all around us tonight as israeli missiles land. we've heard the disting woosh of outgoing rockets at hamas returns fire. tonight, it sees this burst of violence is only getting worse. all day long, rockets filled the bright blue sky, gaza militants firing on israel. at least one rocket landed tonight in tel aviv, israel's commercial capital. sirens blared. residents hit the ground. three israelis were killed earlier when a rocket hit their apartment in the south. this as israeli warplanes pounded the gaza strip. its target? militant groups, most notably, hamas. but caught in the cross-fire, at least 12 civilian, including that 11-month-old boy. "what did my son do to die like this?" his father cried. this is what the aftermath of one of these strikes looks like. a massive crater filled with cinderblock and rebar, with a strong smell of diesel fuel, several of the houses around were damaged very badly. and the residents here on this street tell us they hope hamas and the other groups keep firing rockets into israel in retaliation. israel sails this is a re
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Nov 15, 2012 11:00pm EST
. the detectives tell us the john villers- farrow. >> they always trusted him. he would buy expensive guests -- gifts. the mother now believes he did all to by her son's silence. ell. hope he rot in hai they claim their son spiled into self destruction and depression that continues today being assaulted sexually by this man. >> currently, he is just about catatonic. >> i can almost pinpoint the day this happened. my son went from being a normal little kid to lying all the time, having major behavioral issues. wasording to police, it theome here where pornographicn for images. surprised thisle d happen 60 feet from my front door. the boys says it happened over and over again. they were party the pinky club, to pinky to tell anyone. >> he has always come across as e who cares about children. his doorcked on tonight, and no one answers. s facing multiple charges on an $800,000 bond. >> thank you. we are also following breaking news tonight from texas where a slammed into a parade wounded veterans. officials say the train was horn, so officials --not say whether the train the crew saw it.
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Nov 16, 2012 5:00am EST
security. live on capitol hill, john gonzalez. >> keep us posted. the looming fiscal cliff takes stage of the white house today when president obama sits down with congressional leaders on preventing a combination of tax increases and that will take effect in january. white house says the president trillion in $1.60 over the next decade. say they will accept but not higher tax rates. >> in prince george's county is verdict in the bowie state university murder trial. jurors acquitted alexis simpson and on all charges. charged with murdering her roommate dominique frazier in their dorm room last year. simpson said she acted in self- defense and the jury believed her. thank you jesus. that's all i want to say. is a god. believe. >> my friend got found not guilty because she is innocent. s not need to be walking the streets. >> simpson-bowles attorney says she will likely resume a study fall but most likely not at bowie state. >> there's an option for drivers hoping for a smooth commute. the new express lanes on the in northern open virginia. more.e carter has >> in the commonwealth, a new
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Nov 13, 2012 6:00pm EST
montgomery county, charged that the process to decide on the use the land was not done properly. >> this is personal for ted duncan. his daughter attends the montgomery county school. the land they end up being used for a soccer fields. >> this is public land being private entity by the county. is one of the faces of the new lawsuit that claims the county did not follow the law leasing thes to montgomery county board of education. the fight started after a farmer was told his lease was not been renewed. >> if they are allowed to comment --h this all public land could used for anything anywhere in this count a plaintiff in the lawsuit the decision to build the fields violates master zoning regulations. >> a spokesperson says the position has not changed and they're moving the project because follows the potomac master that public land be used public persist -- purpose. >> the government is supposed to be -- as opposed to work for the residence. is waiting fory a court decision that will future of the farm. that decision is expected in february. >> the school board sent us a on the lawsuit
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Nov 16, 2012 11:00pm EST
" got in th her fuming. that, you know, s using ourson i culture as a mockery. >> the flour was riposted on a by 1491.page owned at last check, the post had been shared more than 500 times. the assistant manager would not n camera, but he admitted the bar had been swamped with -- calls and e-mails. >> it was never meant to offend any ethnicity. >> i think it is time for native sayicans to speak up and things bother us. >> it is obviously offensive. you are -- you could lose men. amazing that this was posted 10 hours ago and now the has canceled the event. >> we're following some breaking news. has suffered ditka a minor stroke. the 73-year-old was the head coach of the chicago bears. buts expected to recover, appearing one television this weekend. a local teacher is facing charges tonight after sexuallyused of assaulting students way back in the 1960's. police arrested christopher kloman, charging him with sexual four of hislving students. detectives first learned of the from a former student who years of age. the sex scandal surrounding petraeus took a backseat to another impor
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Nov 8, 2012 4:30am EST
>>> that's what's making news in america this morning. >> stay with us for "good morning america." have a great thursday. and thanks for joining us, everybody. >> live and in hd this is "good morning, washington." >> more problems for storms until the northeast. 60,000 customers who lost power. some are in the dark again. it is november 8, thursday, i am cynne simpson. >> i am steve chenevey. let's get to jacqui jeras. >> we really got off easy on this system. if you take a look at the radar you can see the center and the core of this storm impact in new england. it is winding down for new jersey and us as well. we will see clearing skies today. a chilly start. not terrible. high pressure will be moving in today. these guys will be clearing out. it still will be breezy and " what is in the lower to middle 50's today. it is time for traffic. >> not too much roadwork. 270 lanes open through silver spring. taking a look off in the distance heading across the bay bridge. mid-60's's at the bay bridge. we have an interstate on -- an incident on interstate 95. a box truck is rolled over
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Nov 2, 2012 12:00am EDT
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Nov 14, 2012 4:30am EST
morning, it is wednesday november 14. i am cynnÉ simpson. >> i am steve chenevy. let us get right to jacqui jeras. called out of their. >> yes. our weather had line is that it is a chilly start. many of us at or below the freezing mark. our coverage from washington is 36. but 32 in arlington and. sunny skies expected. looking forward to a dry and cool spell ahead that will last into the weekend. our cold front is offshore. as to conceal our picture here, highdominating our weather keeping us clear and cool. our temperatures staying in the 40's for the most part today. we will top out at around 50 degrees in the district. most of us will see temperatures in the upper 50's. more on the seven-day coming up. we will head over to traffic. >> we will start with a look at the beltway puritans to the road work being picked up. a lot of cones in the roadway. traffic still getting by to the left. but the flashing lights tell you they are picking it up. that will be out of the way. we will head to a map right now you are road work overnight on the virginia side ever to the left, and our and
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Nov 1, 2012 7:00am EDT
out a 12-foot tiger shark. she tells us about the astonishing moment when her martial arts kicked in. the karate chop that saved her life. >>> and good morning, everyone. hello to robin at home. we are getting back to normal here in times square. but look at these live shots. >> rabbit rabbit. >> rabbit rabbit, robin. let's look at the live shots downtown right now. still so dark in lower manhattan. this is a city divided right now. it's going to take days, maybe longer, for the power to come back. and the scale of destruction is becoming so clear in so many places. look at the aerial shots of breezy point, new york, home to generations of firefighters and police. hit so hard by 9/11. now, hit again. more than 100 homes destroyed. one of so many communities that were absoluty devastated. >> those are creepy pictures. >>> here's what we know in terms of the numbers. 76 dead. an estimated $20 billion in property loss. new york subways are starting to run in limited areas, limited service. but they are running free through friday. that should help with all of the gridlock we saw yest
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Nov 14, 2012 11:00pm EST
cancer bombshell. them sing and do t more tonight. of national talk to us abc 7 news exclusive. >> new toll lanes will open saturday, but a lot of folks of questions about them. >> a crash course on the newhall open on theo beltway -- new toll lanes about on the beltway. >> kiowa officials are offering -- highway officials are offering a chance to make a you are out onn the road. there is a lot to learn. these open in three days. you can see these new toll lanes. they are ready to go. a lot of folks still have questions. tonight, we found dancers. the belt -- we found answers. the beltway featured lovely rush-hour traffic. asking questions about the new lanes supposed to right by the bad traffic. we heard in west springfield center around chaos and carpooling. if you have three or more people car, the toll lanes are free. to ride free, the answer is yes. machine note if o be charged? >> if you have three people, you andtch to hov mode you will not be charged. other questions people have know theow you will of the tolls. signs like this one will tell much you could pay. >> i am
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Nov 14, 2012 6:30pm EST
election was behind us, a tweet from david axelrod, the top obama strategist, saying, "still looking at america through that 47% prism." and romney talked to bill clinton after the election. he said that clinton told him, i thought you were going to win, then the hurricane happened. romney using the hurricane in his discussions why. >> okay, david, thank you. this is late breaking news, i know you'll be back with made in america in just a moment. >>> but now we will go overseas to the tension rising between israelis and the palestinians today, because israel killed the military leader of the palestinian militant group hamas, in an air strike. look. this is the car in gaza, carrying the hamas commander as an israeli rocket hits it. israel said this was retaliation for rockets fired by palestinian militants. overall, israel hitting 20 targets. it's being called the most serious escalation in violence there in four years. >>> and back here at home, a very big drama today, about the meningitis outbreak. the man who owns that drug factory, contaminated by fungus, came to be grilled on capito
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Nov 4, 2012 9:30am EST
foroining us for a look at business and finance here in the washington region. won election getting lots of attention inin the wororld of business and finance is a highly contested congressional race in our area. republican rcoe bartlett has held the st since he took office i1993 and has been longley favored. this is one race with the incumbt could be facing an upset. congreressman roscoe bartlett, welcome back to "washington busiss rort." you could be facing an upset. what do you think is going to happen? >> we wiwill have to wait and seeee what happens on election day. i aays run like i am 20. behind. >> where do you feel like y have strength going int tuesday? >> obviouslyly we haveoncerns in montgomery county because they do not know me. 55% of the district and westernn marylandnd, they know meow for 20 years. it has been a struggle getting acquainted with the new peopl in montgomery count >> it is an oddly drawn distri that everyonone aits was gerrymandered by the demrats. described to us whaparts are now in your district. >> down 270 a little bit to the east of 270 west, and t
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Nov 16, 2012 12:00pm EST
. along there was terrorismt involvement. recollection of e told us in september. >> he would not say if the sex scandal ever came up. >> he regretted what happened. it. was basically people we spoke with believe his personal issues are happened ino what libya. he still wonders. should be interesting to being involvedr the scandal affected his through the whole thing. the september 11 attacks left includingk, ambassador stevens. -- the september 11 attacks left four people dead, including stevens.r what the remain about obama administration knew about the attack. he interviewed many of the people involved. >> when all the hearings are completed, which could include from hillary clinton, make thewould like to classified information public. reporting live on capitol hill, john gonzales, abc 7 news. the meeting has racked up at house over the fiscal cloud. leaders of the house and senate to work over thanksgiving to find a solution. >> tomorrow is speaker boehner's birthday. we are not going to embarrass him with a cake because we did know how many candles were needed. >> right. [laughter]
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Nov 14, 2012 5:00pm EST
their principal accused of assaulting a third woman who used to work at the school. desalted woman's husband spoke off-camera saying they beat and kicked his wife after the homecoming football game and his wife was scared for her life. school authorities say they put jarrett on administrative leave. warrants were issued for the rest. two of them turned themselves in. the principal was still at large. no indication that the warrants in the absence of the principal affected operations here. the alleged victim's has been said that their 11-year-old son witnessed the whole thing and the principal told the staffers to get her after which they began to beat and kicked his wife. the staffers are in police custody. the principle has not yet turned herself in. she remains at large. >> 7 is on your side with a major recall from twitter. the auto giant is recalling 2.5 million vehicles. they cover more than a dozen models dating back to 2000. this is the prius, and corolla. the nichols could be damaged and switch into hybrid mode if not fixed. 67,000 were -- 607,00070,000 were sold in the u.s.
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Nov 8, 2012 12:00am EST
and we'll be here tomorrow night. i hope you'll join us then. have a good night. >>> up next on an all-new "jimmy kimmel live" -- >> i'm hoping obama announces this will be the black half of his president si. >> john goodman. >> you have ever 'em tipped a mini bar on your own? >> you bet. >> hayden panettiere. >> i would not want to be paul ryan's shake weight today. probably getting a vigorous -- >> john goodman. dog psychic. >> you are the father! >>> hey, jimmy the intern here, spreading the word about downy unstoppablesguillermo. guillermo's unitard was stored in a bag for 12 weeks. when was the last time you worked out? >> 12 weeks ago, bro. >> i'm going to go smell some people, okay? >> okay. >> all right, bro. >> all right, enjoy. >> what's up, bro? >> how is it going, man? >> doing great, bro. hey, bro, you want to smell me? >> do i want to do what? >> do you want to smell me? >> do you want to smell -- no. >> do you want to smell me? >> what? >> do you want to smell me, bro? >> if you smell me. thumb's up, down? >> down. you smell terrible. here, let me give you some downy
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Nov 15, 2012 6:00pm EST
he joins us live in the newsroom for the top story. >> the defense secretary's review ethics inining for the top brass military and if over the fbi involved. >> the pentagon today calls for a culture change. of ethical lapses with onoss the border views training standards. admirals',icers and do it with a distinction and with courage. >> they remarked that when occur, it erodes public in leadership. it can be detrimental to the mission of the public. >> we made the determination as through the matter t was not a threat to national security. had we made the determination a threat to national security existed, we would have made that known to the president. >> it turns out this is the picture that prompted this entire investigation. the same woman received supposedly surat -- harassing e- , and instead, a joke e- mail asking which one is fred. ,> she still has not commented biographer and accused mistress. classified documents may have .een okay for her to see both she and kelly have since had their military privileges and access revoked. s will be thetraeu the witness list for
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Nov 13, 2012 6:30pm EST
, one active duty, one retired, are in the heat of the spotlight and martha raddatz tells us what happened today. martha? >> reporter: diane, the consequences of dave petraeus' infidelity are astonishing. the nation is left without a cia director and the commander of our forces in afghanistan caught up in this bizarre web, as well. it is breathtaking. within days, two four-star generals so widely respected in the midst of scandal. first, david petraeus and now general john allen being investigated for sending what the pentagon said were "potentially inappropriate" messages, putting on hold his likely promotion to become the supreme allied commander in europe. >> of course, it weighs on him as much as it weighs on dave petraeus. i believe that dave is very, very sad for what he admitted he did. >> reporter: at the center of this web, jill kelley, the tampa socialite and honorary military ambassador, living near the centcom headquarters where petraeus and allen were once based. officials say it was early this summer that kelley received anonymous e-mails, accusing her of flaunting h
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Oct 31, 2012 11:35pm EDT
that we're doing the jobs that people elected us to do. >> i have to say that governor christie, throughout this process, has been responsive, he's been aggressive and i think the people of new jersey recognize that he has put his heart and soul into making sure that the people of new jersey bounce back even stronger than before. so, i just want to thank him for his extraordinary leadership and partnership. >> reporter: political aside, they will be judged. everyone in this situation will be judged by results. alone the jersey shore, there were dedicated disaster response teams just beginning the enormous task ahead. and more rescues of the stranded. you all right? but we saw only a few gas crews out here. they have to make this place safe first. for all those, who, like mary ward, have lost so much, but who yet have so much to live for. >> i have nothing left. these aren't even my clothes. >> reporter: when you look at it, how do you feel? >> glad to be alive. >> looking forward to a better tomorrow, and there will be one. >>> next up, inside a manhattan in crisis. my co-anchor
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Nov 4, 2012 11:35pm EST
industry. and the actions he's taken with respect to... protecting us from terrorism have been very, very solid. anso, i think we ought to keep on the track that we are on. president obama: i'm'm barack obama and... i approve this message. helps him deposit his checks. jay also like it when mother nature helps him wash his car. mother nature's cool like that. mobile check deposit. easier banking. standard at c citibank. and these are some of the will be talking about this week. the manner as possible for injuringix people and mothers, including gabrielle giffords, will be formally sentenced this week. jared lee loughner will spend rest of his life in prison without the possibility of parole. kids suspected of being a will be in court this week. a third suspect, a juvenile, in court november 13. >> we want to remind you that coverageion night begins at 7:00 p.m. on tuesday. we are teaming up with abc news. and theey campaign obama campaign. >> the potential for rain this week. e back to tell us when to pass the umbrellas next "washington weekly." now for the federal hot minute. >> in
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Nov 6, 2012 4:30am EST
place here as well. traffic had a weight must -- heading away from us. on the outer loop, construction over the northwest branch between 193 in new hampshire avenue. at this early hour, light volume and not much of it delayed. a little bit and even payment to their back to you. -- a little bit of uneven pavement there. back to you. >> president obama and mitt romney spent the last full day of campaigning in a number of states pushing for votes. our team coverage begins with scott thuman in chicago with the obama camp. >> late last night the president arrived back here in chicago. earlier, he was where it all began -- the morning, iowa. -- des moines iowa. a toss up states that has only six electoral votes up for grabs. he was introduced by bruce springsteen. he has been for the past few days relying on star power to rally these crowds. bruce springsteen was with him yesterday. jay - z was with him. president clinton in pennsylvania on monday showing how tough it is there as well now that mitt romney has put up quite a fight in pennsylvania. yesterday we stopped by field o
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Nov 2, 2012 4:30am EDT
have no value. they see other areas are being taken care of and they overlooked us. hundreds showed up to local churches and aid organizations for food. very needed right now. it was another night of the cold for s.i.. thousands of still without .ower, many homeless michael and his family among gumbel. -- among them. >> mine young becerra, daddy, i home.o go said.youngest >> transportation is still a nightmare. drivers waited in o get gas andeep t people waited for blocks to catch the bus. >> where are the buses? >> checkpoints were set up to force people to carpal. door-to-door rescues by the nationalws and guard continued in new jersey natural gas fires burned. new york city will try to return normal. the marathon will go on, but say it should not, because it would strain the city's resources. >> this morning, workers from dominion and the american red f the state tout o areas devastated by sandy. >> team coverage continues with gonzalez at national power crews are heading out. >> it has been a very long weeks crew members of the dominion virginia power utility company. they have tri
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Nov 11, 2012 6:00pm EST
more invest game to do. >> and john is with us now. a question a lot of people are going to be asking, did anyone smell gals beforehand? >> reporter: no, and that's what's so puzzling. no reports of any smells of gas in the days leading up to the blast. now, to give you an idea just how powerful it was, this is only a flew block radius of the blast, but it could be felt three miles away. >> john, thank you. our abc team on the scene all day today. drew smith, among the first to get inside that neighborhood and he reported in just a short time ago here. >> reporter: david, there's just massive destruction here inside this richmond hills subdivision on the southeast side of indianapolis. you can see there are bulldozers out here. people are trying to get everything cleaned up. what used to be five homes less than 24 hours ago are nothing more than rubble. at least 80 homes affected by the blast that went off shortly after 11:00 eastern time last night. windows blown out. and you can see the cleanup here is going to take quite some time. authorities are working with federal authorities h
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Nov 9, 2012 6:00am EST
over $250,000 a year. >> there was a message sent to us by the american people based on the campaign. people making all of this money have to contribute a little bit more. >> a new report from the congressional budget office predicts of congress does act the economy could shrink by 0.5% and unemployment to go back up to 9.1%. the president is making his address at 1:05 this afternoon. >> worries over the potential for gridlock led to a second straight day of sell-offs on wall street. the dow lost 121 points and that brought the two date total to 434 points. the nasdaq fell 42 points while the s&p 500 was down 17 points. the worry over the fiscal cliff also sent asian stock markets today. >> we are following a developing story out of dulles airport. a united airlines flight from denver had to make an emergency landing. a flight -- a passenger on flight 662 would not follow instructions for landing. the man was yelling and started praying in the aisle. one person was evaluated by paramedics. >> this is a live picture from the big apple. a few minutes ago the midtown tunnel reopened. fl
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Nov 1, 2012 12:00am EDT
over the walls here. >> thanks for coming down. >> jimmy: thanks for having us. you have a heavy brooklyn accent. >> i know, people keep telling me, what part are you from? and i say, london. i started there and did the line all throughout the gallery. big movement. it's drawing very intuitively, very spontaneously. >> jimmy: the key is a pen. >> the key is the pen. >> jimmy: you can't do this without a pen. >> no. >> jimmy: so, this is spray paint. >> this is outside section. this is my first big piece with spray paint. >> jimmy: so, there's no wall left. what are you working on now? >> well, i filled up all the walls so now i'm working on something pretty exciting. let me show you that. >> jimmy: wow. >> so, this is my latest piece. i'm going to finish it now. >> jimmy: can we watch? >> yeah, sure. i got some pens with me, so, let's do that. ♪ >> jimmy: well deserved. what do you think, guillermo? >> i would like a drink. >> jimmy: you would like a drink? >> yes. >> jimmy: why not? >> let's do this. >> jimmy: okay, come on out. wow. you know what i think? i think we missed a
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Nov 14, 2012 5:00am EST
. >> good morning. a chilly start for all of us, especially compared to yesterday's. it was 65 degrees. most but dealing with the freezing mark this morning or colder. a chilly start, but it will be a good day. sunny skies all a round. show last into the weekend. 36 of reagan national. with the exception of annapolis on the day at 42. 32 at dulles. 30 in gaithersburg. 36 and fredericksburg. temperatures may stay in the 40's with clear conditions which a top out around 50 in the district. your seven-day in a minute but let us get a check on traffic. >> thank you. a traffic moving pretty well. 395 and from springfield into the district. as a matter with your alexandria and arlington across the bridge, no early incidents. we look pretty good all the way up through 95 in the main lanes. and the express lanes. a problem in prince william county, an accident and earlier this hour closing the southbound prince william parkway at wellington road. the other direction is open. watch for the southbound closure. and over to springfield up to springfield, it looks pretty good. traffic on your left
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Nov 5, 2012 4:30am EST
us. >> let's get a look at the forecast. good morning. >> ood morning. the cool weather over the weekend is going over into the workweek. we have the cool trend will continue for the better part of the week but there are improvements in the seven-day forecast. we have a cloudy start but a little more sunshine can be expected by this afternoon and we are watching a coastal storm expecting to develop for the middle of the week. it is looking more like a ran make are than a snow maker. 33 in the district. 40 in the suburbs. freeze warnings in effect for western and northern parts of the viewing area. you don't have much time to get any sensitive plans back indoors. in the 40's today with increasing sun. we have more about the seven-day forecast but now let's check the traffic. >> good morning. it is from the traffic center. no major drama or problems in virginia, district or maryland. but there is some road work maryland beltway outer loop leaving college park and silver spring. you see the arrow board with two left lanes blocked with the long-term project between new hampshire aven
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Nov 11, 2012 11:00pm EST
. now with that story from the united states marine corps wall memorial. >> sites allow us to share with the world our pride and our gratitude. >> i joined the marine corps in 1949 when i was 18 years old. >> on the day we salute veterans. >> it's a day to remember service and sacrifice. >> we are reminded that so many of the stories that shaped our nation begin and end at the monuments honoring those who heard the call. >> i was in vietnam. >> for veterans like marine pete dela santos. >> in korea. >> these icons in bronze, granite and stone forge and define countless families including his. >> out of five brothers, three of us were marines. one was air force, one was army. >> the men who gave their lives or part of themselves for us allowed a country to progress at a remarkable rate. so as i per used facebook on veterans day i was touched by all the images of veterans posted by friends, relatives coworkers and people i only know by computer screen. they posted pictures of their husbands, and their fathers including mine. there was so many sawyer who repaired the saber jets. john france
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Nov 16, 2012 7:00am EST
, josh. a lot of activity all around us this morning. there was supposed to be a truce for a couple of hours. but it quickly became clear that wasn't going to happen. as dawn broke, a series of very loud israeli missile strikes. israel says it struck over 150 sites overnight. some of those sites were rocket-launching sites, which we can see from here. and we've seen palestinian militants launching rockets from those sites into israel for much of the morning. israel says more than 300 rockets have been launched into israel since this escalation began. almost half of them have been stopped by the iron dome anti-missile system, which you can see working here in this video. meanwhile, some 16,000 reservists have been called up, as tanks and troops mass along the gaza border, preparing for a possible ground invasion. so, now, three days into this huge escalation of violence, no sign that either side is backing down. josh? >> a potentially perilous escalation. alex marquardt in gaza. >>> here at home, a security scare at the airport in phoenix overnight. a woman with a small child in her car
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Nov 1, 2012 7:00pm EDT
his facial hair on this one. >> let's go to rebecca cooper who will take us inside the romney campaign fight for va. >> mitt romney had one focus. it was a virginia. the candidate canceled events planned in virginia for last weekend to allow law enforcement to prepare for hurricane sandeep. the campaign was quick to rescheduled and he was back here with three big rallies. this is a state he wants to win on tuesday. with the battleship behind him mitt romney unveiled his new running mate. in the final weeks of the campaign, the commonwealth had been a frequent stops for the campaign. >> a great virginia welcome. >> thank you, virginia. >> great to be here. >> the campaign knew this would be a key battleground. from the beginning, the strategy has been to come early come often san high-profile surrogates, set up a strong ground game, and most of all sticks to the message. barack obama had his chance. it is time for mitt romney to fix the economy. that has been the message in manassas. >> these are critical times in this country and so you have a choice. america is going to have
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like hurricane sandy. i have used all my time. left a jump to the map for a just a second. -- let's just jump to the mat for just a second. 40's now. 43 in germantown. 51 in the city right now. the winds have been gusty. the skies are clearing. as a result, it has been quite cold overnight. clear and cold. 30 to 39. your complete out look, election day weather, and the forecast for next wednesday, coming up. >> speaking of the election, four days to go. the candidates have a packed schedule for the next four days with stops in the battleground states, including of course regina. they spend their time in the biggest -- of course virginia. they spent their time in the biggest battleground of all. >> these are the craziest campaign schedules you will see this cycle. they have to take advantage of every hour. as they crisscrossed the country, on this, the final friday. >> there is a science to this last-minute stumping. four men, four states. a chance of four more days instead of four more years, mitt romney has put the badger state in play. >> thanks to ann romney -- next to ann romney
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possible insurance policy against using other swing states. if you look at ohio, florida, virginia, mitt romney has to 3 in those states to win race. >> after campaigning with the various celebrity supporters springsteen, the arrive inwill o tonight awaiting the familyn results with his and campaign staff. mitt romney and paul ryan are a seven-statef swing. update froman romneycare headquarters in .oston at 12:30 -- >> today on the campaign trail campaign will seek two stops it from mitt romney, one from rick mitt romney in fairfax to buy them in sterling. joe biden in from sterling. webb and mark warner will also be in attendance. we have live and pictures of roll and --ama rallyingi n madison, wisconsin. rallies later today in ohio and iowa. >> two former governors battling e senate in virginia are crisscrossing the commonwealth democratng up moderate tim kaine is campaigning inngside the vice president sterling, and republican george in lynchburgmpaign d fairfax. >> in maryland, a lot more on just thethan race.ential several initiatives from the marriage to gambling. the final push to
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Nov 11, 2012 7:00am EST
economic boost to the auto industry. 250,000 new and used cars may haveve been n ruined by sandy. a lossss that could eventually lead to a spike in auto sales. overall consumer borrowing expanded in september but at a slower pace than the previous month. a sign buyers may be pulling back on credit card purchases. this is an important point cause consumer and consumer spending make up two-thirds of the u.s. economy. >>> what will a second term for president obama mean to the economy? will we see compromise or fall over the fiscal cliff? joining me are two former top presidential advisers. laura tyson, chair of the economic advisers then for president clinton and marty feldstein who held the same title under president reagan. laura, marty great to have you on the program. thank you for spending the time today. >> thahank you. >> good to be with you. >> marty, both sides appear to be extending an olive branch when with it comes to the fiscal cliff. do you think we will reach a compromise? and if so how and when? >> i hope so. the consequence of not reaching the compromise for t america
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Nov 13, 2012 12:00am EST
phone 8 from microsoft that is the only phone that uses live customizable tiles that allow you to make it as unique as you are. time to play guess that famous person. let's meet our contestants. contestant number 1 is someone we picked from our studio audience tonight. what's your name, and where are you from? >> my name is cricket. i'm from columbus, ohio. >> jimmy: that's why it says cricket in front of you. your opponent is our resident celebrity expert, yehya! how are you yehya? are you ready for this. >> yeah, i'm ready. >> jimmy: this is a start screen of a famous person's phone. your job is to guess which famous person this phone belongs to based on their customized live tiles and apps. you'll see three tiles, then you can make a guess. all right? your first clue is the photo tile. that is it. what is that? and here's your second clue. it comes from the friend tile. and it says, omg, had an awesome day on the battlefield. lease catch up later, lol. drinks. from ulysses s. grant and we will look at this famous person's calendar tile. pick up top hat from the cleaners. trim b
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Nov 5, 2012 11:00pm EST
to assemble in the warehouse. a group of people lked out on that stage and told us that the plant is now closed and d all of you are fired... i looked both ways, i looked at the crowd, and...we all just lost our jobs. we don't have an income. mitt eymney made over 100 million dollars by stting down our planant ndnd devastated r live turns out that when we buil bt that stage, it was like building my own coffin, and it just made me sick. [ male announcer ] priorities usa action is responsible for the content of this advertising. look, the reason i'm in this ce there are people that are really hurting today in this country. and we face this deficit -- could crush the fututure generations. and republicans and democrats both love america but we need to ve leadership -- leadership in washington that will actually bring people together and get t the job done and could not care less if it's a republican or a democrat. i've done it before, i'll do it again. i'm mitt romney, and i approve this message. >> live and in hd. is abc 7 news at 11:00, on your side. >> just hours before the polls day,
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Nov 2, 2012 11:00pm EDT
happen. up behind me. was broad daylight. a lot of people around. the victims spoke with us about the ordeal. she is afraid to walk a loan own neighborhood. to where it happened the, the 23-year-old man approached behind and groped her iran four-o'clock thursday. i ran. i went to my house. >> all near a busy bus stop in broad daylight. clucks nobody turned to help us. >> police believe a man is for eight attacks in this neighborhood. >> disgusting. scary. to me at would probably punched him until the face. >> a broad daylight. is horrle. " the saults, during the daytime. 9:30 p.m., 7:30 p.m.. with the way things are growing. attract that kind of element. f this victim says she careful from now on. -- >> this victim says she will careful from now on. the woman was yelling for help. there were people walking around her. police are urging women to be careful. if you have any information, you asked to call the fairfax police said. >> police from montgomery county the searchclue in won a woman. has >> the woman was attacked near bethesda. >> montgomery county detectives have released this
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Nov 9, 2012 11:00pm EST
road. police tell us the officer was en route to a call and went into the intersection and that's where he was hit. it appears that their injuries are nonlife threatening. now to a developing story. on line for you, wjla.com. police in the district arrest two teenagers after a taxi cab is found in a burning car. what are we hearing? >> this evening detectives confirmed a 17-year-old and a female from maryland were arrested and charged with felony murder. the taxi driver was shot and killed friday night. police later determined the man was shot in the head. seconds later he drove his vehicle into a fence. the car later caught fire. detectives spoke about the case a short time ago. >> we initially received some tips, and that led us to them through witness information. at this time we do believe the motive was an attempted robbery. >> police have charged 17 -year-old and the unidentified female with felony murder. the victim has not been released pending notification. >> also new tonight a d.c. man is in custody after leading police on a car chase today. it ended with one trooper ge
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Nov 3, 2012 11:30pm EDT
on with us? i'd love to get some of your opinions on this. don't be surprised if oregon, if alabama loses, oregon sitting at 2 and the coaches poll and the harris poll they will get a lot of first place votes but it could move oregon up. >> brent: can you tell me how many points usc scored tonight? >> kirk: a ton. >> brent: they survived three overtimes, notre dame did, against pittsburgh. there is the oregon soar. okay? and lsu reorganize back. they lead alabama i think 3:30 to go in that game, something like that. herbie, how much points did usc score? >> kirk: a bunch. i can't remember. >> brent: the coaches won't consider the defense of oregon state? >> kirk: they will do what they do every week. if number one loses, who is at two. the bcs, remember, two-thirds of the bcs is the coaches poll and the harris poll. if alabama loses, oregon has a shot to go past notre dame and kansas state. >> brent: wow. mr. herbstriet is out on that duck limb! >> kirk: we will see. >> brent: i'm saying kansas state is staying number two after this performance. >> kirk: staying at two? and oregon t
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Nov 5, 2012 7:00am EST
momentum caused by the tragic storm that hit us here on east coast. they believe they've had the momentum since the debate's ended and recaptured their candidates mojo, if you will. they see the enthusiasm. 30,000 people at a rally in pennsylvania. i've been to many rallies in pennsylvania with more than one candidate and that's a big crowd by any measure for either party. i know ed gillespie talked with you about the extended map. >> donna brazile, you were there with al gore in 2000. the big difference in 2000 for the democrats is the sophistication of that turnout machine that president obama has built? >> george, they call it a sandwich program. this is found in the so-called swing voters. the persuadable voters. the base voters, the independent voters. this is a campaign that had 5,100 satellite offices all across the battleground states. they're targeting people where they live, where they're eating, where they're shopping, where they play. to get people out to vote. 28% of the so-called new voters they've registered, 1.8 million americans, they've cast their ballots. >> no
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Nov 14, 2012 12:00am EST
: i am jimmy kimmel with a word about windows phone 8 from microsoft. the only phone that uses live customizable tiles that allow you to make your phone as unique as you are. to show you more it is time to play "guess that famous character." [ cheers and applause ] and tonight, ctestant one, a gentleman we picked from studio audience, jose. where are you from? >> san diego, california. >> jimmy: jose from san diego. and our resident celebrity expert, yehya, ready to do battle, yehya? you know every celebrity there is? >> y know me. >> jimmy: thank you, yehya. the start screen of a famous character's phone. guess who this phone belongs to based on customizable tiles. you will see three tiles. and the first clue is the weather channel app. it says north pole, negative 26 fahrenheit. blizzardy. your second clue from the friend tile. that clue says, argggh, argggh. and for a final clue. one of more of the famous friend tiles. t-minus 41 days till liftoff. ho-ho-ho, xoxo, santa. do you have a guess who this famous character is? >> mike tyson? [ buzzer ] >> jimmy: jose, do you have a gues
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Nov 16, 2012 2:35am EST
not answer abc news questions about why they chose to use her as a spokesperson. watch dog groups say the use of broadwell was a brilliant move by a company seeking an edge in washington. >> people did not have to know she was his mistress. they knew he was friend with her. anyone in the agencies would know this is some one, petraeus will be favorable towards. >> broadwell is not the only woman who seems to have tried to been frit from ties to general petraeus. tampa socialite jill kelley used the name in the summer to broker a contract for $4 billion energy facility with senior officials of the south korean government. according to new york businessman, adam victor. >> ms. kelley made it clear to me that general petraeus put her in -- in this position. and that's why she was able to have access to such senior levels that they were essentially doing a favor for general petraeus. >> reporter: the new york businessman broke off dealing with kelley when she asked for an $80 million commission. no immediate comment from kel y kelley. a source said he had nothing to do with jill kelley's d
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Nov 15, 2012 7:00am EST
. but also on that looming fiscal cliff on january 1st. >> reporter: that's right, george. he used that press conference to lay out very bright lines on where he stands on taxes and the fiscal cliff. holding his first news conference since winning re-election, the president took a hard line on his bottom line. there will be no budget deal without raising taxes on the wealthy. >> when it comes to the top 2%, what i'm not going to do is to extend further a tax cut for folks who don't need it, which would cost close to $1 trillion. >> reporter: in his previous efforts to strike a so-called grand bargain with speaker of the house john boehner, the president proposed $800 billion in new tax revenues. but now, he is seeking twice that. $1.6 trillion in new taxes over the next ten years. that's a bitter pill for republicans to swallow. speaker boehner has called raising tax rates on anybody unacceptable. but he hasn't ruled out limiting deductions and closing loopholes. and that could be the outline of a possible deal. >> look at what the president had to say. look closer at what i had to say.
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Nov 14, 2012 2:35am EST
zumba instructor alexis wright and her business partner. accused of using her dance studio as a brothel, building a client list of more than 150 men including prominent community members. that story gets me all tounge-tied. >> i know it does. i wonder why. a driver who fled the scene of a hit and rush crash in milwaukee over the weekend may be surprise to learn it was all caught on surveillance video. the car ran a stop sign. hit an. uv. went airborne. landed on its side. neighbors rushed to rescue a woman unconscious at the time and her child hanging from the car seat. no word yet on whether police have tracked down that driver. >>> tens of thousand of folks gathered to get a glimpse as mother nature briefly pulled the plug over northern australia. it was a total solar eclipse. >> crowds erupted in cheers as the moon passed between the sun and earth. plunging the reason into darkness. the peak of the eclipse lasted over 2:00 in australia. hotels have been booked solid more than three years. more than 50,000,0 people flood the area. >>> a good will store saying hello, dali, salv
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Nov 11, 2012 10:00am EST
, pierre. >>> let's turn to saxby chambliss and patty murray. thank you for joining us. senator chambliss, when did you first find out about this investigation of general petraeus and what were you told? >> well, i was not told about it until friday. you know, the intelligence community became aware of it on tuesday. actually, late afternoon on tuesday. and then, by the time it sifted through the appropriate channels, through the white house, we were told on friday. >> so, you know, one of your colleagues congressman peter king, chair of homeland security in the house said that fbi director had an obligation to go to the white house and inform the relative authorities, earlier, do you agree with that? >> well, listen, david petraeus is a great leader, a great patriot. and he's a guy who has probably contributed more to the safety of the united states of america over the last decade than any one, single individual and he's a good leader. and what leaders do, when they're put in a difficult position is, they lead. and he led here by doing what he thought was the right thing. and i think he
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Nov 17, 2012 7:00am EST
well for some of us. not so well for others. >>> also on the show, we have the latest on the disastrous oil rig explosion in the gulf of mexico. just 85 miles from that bp disaster. the search for the missing workers intensified overnight. and we have the latest details. >>> and we all love finding money crumpled up in the pockets of old jeans or between the couch cushions. but this man found an old lottery ticket in a desk drawer that made him an instant millionaire. and more surprising, what he plans to do with the money. >>> we're going to start with ron and the other headlines developing overnight. >>> we're going to begin with the mass shooting that was averted. the alleged plot to shoot up a movie theater during a "twilight mo "twilight" movie. it was the movie massacre that might have been. but the suspected plot was stopped by a mother who turned in the suspect, her own son. his alleged target, the sunday showing of the newest "twilight" movie, "breaking dawn part 2." the mother of blake lambers called police last thursday. she was concerned that her son was planning
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Nov 12, 2012 6:00am EST
how you can get it would cut off from leon and many of us here at abc7. thanks for being with us early this monday morning. i'm steve chenevey. >> i'm cynne simpson. let's get right over to jacqui jeras with a look at the forecast. >> not a day to hit the snooze button but to get out and get going. a beautiful start. there is a little patchy fog developing in the outlying areas of be aware driving in early this morning. but we will see sunshine this morning, giving way to increasing cloudiness this afternoon. we have a cold front that will bring some rain. that should arrive mainly late tonight, so we have one more mild day before the big plunge and temperature. but it feels pretty good to start ya. 50 four in national, 41 in culpeper. 63 at noon and mostly cloudy skies by 5:00 with 66 degrees. our high temperature just shy of 70. let's check on the traffic now this morning from the belfort furniture weather center. >> thanks. we will take a look at the map. innerbelt way maryland before kenilworth at rte. 1 in college park, trellis separated from the bus, flipped over and still
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Nov 9, 2012 2:35am EST
nonstarter for us. non-negotiable. the president campaigned on the idea of the tax cuts expiring for those making over $250,000 a year. like lines in the sand have been drawn before they get become to the table. so we are exactly where we were month as go. you can't walk into negotiations and already say, this is absolutely not going to happen. you have to at least try, pretend you have an open mind on both side. >> a tough second term. the president is expected to speak later today. he will not take questions. but is expected to talk about, passing that bill that the senate passed earlier, which protects 98% of americans from the massive tax hike, urging congress to get something done. >> let's hope. a lot of talk. we hope. both side. >> hope there is not gridlock after all of this and all the billions of dollars that were spent for what? >> divided government at work, right? >> the aftermath of sandy, drivers in new york and long island facing drastic new measures in the face of continuing gas lines. >> starting this morning, gas will be rationed until limited sa p supply can c
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Nov 18, 2012 10:00am EST
in jerusalem, and, alex, let me begin with you. give us a sense of what's been going there on in gaza. >> reporter: good morning, martha. it's been very consistent pummeling of gaza by the israeli air force and a consistent launching of rockets by these palestinian militant groups. we are hearing the bombings going off rather incessantly. just a short while ago, a palestinian group launched a rocket from just a short distance away. this goes on throughout the day, into the night. around 2:00 a.m. we were woken up by this barrage of artillery fire coming from the navy ship just offshore, the israeli ship. the big question today, whether we'll see a cease-fire brokered by egypt and turkey obviously with the pressure of the u.s. and great britain, or are we going to see that ground invasion by israel? prime minister netanyahu said today they are ready to expand their ground operation. we know egypt d turkey are working feverishly to strike some sort of deal, but the signal, the sounds coming out of jerusalem is they aren't finished with this operation yet, but certainly here in gaza
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Nov 16, 2012 6:00am EST
have clouds as well so get used to these temperatures. the headline today will be cold weather will continue right into the weekend. we've got the clouds to contend with this morning and saw on this afternoon and it will be a sunny start to the weekend and we will have the peak to the thanksgiving forecast in a minute. 42 degrees right now. . we will make it into the 50's this afternoon. >> we will go back to that map. there is a work zone at the key bridge. looks like they're getting it out of the way right now. take a look at the paving operations on pennsylvania avenue between 3rd and 9th, now getting out of the way. >> no accidents or incidents on 395. >> this is about the amber alert issued overnight. >> virginia state police have been looking for " adults and this amber alert. 395. >> this is about the amber alert we can confirm they chance that and they are only looking for one. this is the amber alert website. earlier today, there have been 12 of doctors but police are not only looking for one. this is the woman they are looking for. they believe she may be headed to washing
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. >> there is a possibility, if you're the cia director, that someone could use, if they found out about an extramarital affair, they could use it as blackmail against, you sew, it's not surprising to me that he did the right thing and offered to resign. >> reporter: taking over the cia last year, his wife, holly, looking on. married 38 years to holly, petraeus met her before graduating from west point. she was from a long line of army royalty. her great great grandfather fought in the civil war. her own father, a retired four-star general. pef tray yus spoke of the young holly he met at west point. >> i'll never be able to adequately express my love and appreciation for all that she has done, but i can, at least, say here this morning, thanks, holl, i love you. >> reporter: over their nearly four decades together, the family moved 24 times, following petraeus' career. holly raising two children. and if petraeus was celebrated for his military discipline, for holly, it has been devotion. army wives have said, "she's one of us." just this year, she spoke about her favorite poem and its premi
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